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following the california. for example, the california gold rush. a land didn't belong to them. the country did not belong to them. it was mexico. you went in, but 800 mining claims association got 3 million americans. after a while you decided, why keep on shooting at each other. in the beginning of the 20th century you go out, create a private property system. that brought in banks, and you create. >> but california really got rich. the rest of the world is not. what is the difference? >> you americans at that time were absolutely conscious of what the rule of law was about. people kept on moving from the east coast to the west coast george washington called in bandied. the band is don't have a right to be here. congress can around and said, oh, yes they do. you start rewarding property on the basis of improvement. john: we did not always have these in america. american settlers worked out their own generally exempted right to property. >> those areas where you shaved off part of the tree. indicate they had accepted it. in some cases where they grew corn, for example, the corn grew from h
wife nancy. it's it a big treat for me to fly all the way from california to it be here for this kind of money. [ laughter ]mo >> all right. yo au guys are right again. two for two. >> i don't know what to say. callum didn't know the topic and she has got the first two right. too easy. be here is a tough one. after all these years, i love lucy is still one of the best sitcoms of all time. >> you are doing splendidly. speed it up. [ laughter ] >> i love lucy broke all sorts of barriers in tv. in 1952, lucille ball butted heads with studio censors who told her a specific word coulded not be used on her program. what word was that? a the answer is pregnant. that is correct. pregnant with little ricki. >> little ricki. >> little ricki was called little ricki. >> good thing i don't know what the topic is more often. >> you are doing pretty well. it's a tie so it's a cliff hanger. >> she does a news show so this is kind of news to her. >> fun nest people continues doocy pretty much destroying the whole concept. w.c. fields everyone. it is big. using a hard drinking wise guy persona. >> i wo
, ross. >>> coming up, we've got a live report coming from best buy in california. the struggling electronics chain posting a significant decline in the third quarter. but there is good news. they have lines of people coming camping out at some locations since sunday. jane wells has been up all night hanging on out with some shoppers. i know this isn't too early for you. you're always up at this hour. >> no, i actually, you know, this is about the time i start wrapping it up for the day. i'm with noah and sabastian. what did you get? >> speed for speed most wanted. >> i got gummy bears and the and i would exact thing he did. >> you were here at 3:17 to buy video games and gummy bears. >> got to fulfill our need for speed. >> well, fortunately other people are spending a few more bucks. nobody needs black friday more than best buy to go well. we'll have part of their turnaround strategy when we come back. let's have some gummy bears. customer erin swenson bought from us online today. so, i'm happy. sales go up... i'm happy. it went out today... i'm happy. what if she's not home? (t
whatsoever on the west coast. california looks good. up towards seattle, that's where we also have a storm moving in with rain, veronica. overall, just a big temperature shift for a lot of people out there. we knew it was coming. we've been a little spoiled lately across the country. >> except for sunny l.a. 81 degrees. >> they're always that way, though. >> can't beat that. thanks, bill. >>> this comes from wthr in indianapolis where in nearby fishers, indiana, one man is causing quite a flap in his neighborhood over his 50 pet pigeons. they're not just any birds. they are certified racing pigeons which this bosnian native houses in his garage. the problem, the birds exercise routine, a daily flyover when they, you know, do their business, which several neighbors say is causing a health hazard. neighborhood meetings are set to discuss the fate of these fowl. >>> it's time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. instead of shopping, many new yorkers will donate their time on black friday to helping out the victims of hurricane sandy. united
cubicle in haiti begins in january of 2010. penn was in california newly divorced from his wife and uncertain what he would next. >> it was an accident in timing in many ways. i turned on the news. >> disaster in haiti. >> there were reports that more than 300,000 were dead. thousands more injured. doctors were operating without pain medications. >> it was what we all referred to as civil war medicine. here's an aspirin and now i'll cut your arm off with a hacksaw. that was happening. >> penn says he could not turn away. his own son recently recovered from a skateboarding accident that was life threatening. penn said he remembered how much morphine had helped his son. >> something just clicked. in the earthquake, amputations on children and others with no pain medication. and the joke i've always made is an actor in hollywood knows where to find narcotics. >> days later with the help of well connected friends penn was in haiti with pharmaceuticals and medical personnel creating the haitian relief organization he calls j/p hro. >> it was a full time investment for your. >> yes.
of berkeley, california. a couple weeks they get $25 million cash grant from the federal government, senator dianne feinstein by a million dollar equity in the company. they get the $25 million federal government grant. few months after that, they have a public ipo. initial investors al gore and his business partners, see their investment go from $12 million to $80 million due to the ipo. >> sean: how much money are we talking about. to a person that is watching this program, how much of their money was given to these companies because they raised money for the election campaign? >> tens of billions of dollars. >> sean: how much is wasted? >> i think the overall amount has been wasted. there is a number of bankruptcies. they literally gave $1.6 billion to a company called bright source energy which is already $1.8 billion in debt. it lies money every year and we have poured this additional money into it. that company does not have a business model that works. the problem is, because these decisions are being made for political reasons, they really don't care. >> sean: you think it would be d
temperature at 50. california looking beautiful. 81 for a high today in l.a we have those showers already associated with a front across interior portions of the northeast, down through parts of arkansas. this activity is very light. i don't think we'll see any weather-related delays associated with this front. behind it, we see snowfall already coming down across northern parts of the state of wisconsin and portions of the upper great lakes. out west, very quiet and rain across seattle. we have some winter storm warnings in effect across portions of northern wisconsin and also the upper great lakes we're expecting more significant snowfall accumulations. tomorrow, much colder. 34 the high in cleveland. 43 will be a high in new york city. >> we've got a cold front blowing right through the studio. we've got jackets and scarves. decent shopping weather and shoppers across the country out in full force trying to snap great deals. >> let's go to kaitlyn at a brand smart store in georgia. hey, kaitlyn. >> good morning. 7:00 a.m. on black friday, can you even imagine? some of these folks, they
's in paramount, california, where there are big crowds in the parking lot. who is protesting the retail chain and what are they actually hoping to accomplish? >> they're not all this from this store, and the reason why they are targeting the most important shopping day of the year to be out here in front of these stores is to remind shoppers and management that there are some serious problems here with the workers, with pay and health care. this is something twheer seeing not just in the store, but marshally across the country. from texas to maryland. there are employees who are not showing up for work. here's what one employee told us. >> we don't want customers to walk from wal-mart. this is how we pay our bills. with them this is how the store stays open. it's awesome. what we're trying to do is get a point across. that's all we're trying to do. wal-mart, help us. >> reporter: so trying to make a point. the question is has wal-mart management heard? at this point it does appear that management and these protests who are outside aren't going to be coming to the table to have any real open h
in sacramento, california. those shoppers barely inside the store when that man went off. once inside, some people may be more threatened by pressure from salespeople. you go in for a 3d tv, snag a discounted kindle, then score a deal on an ipad 4. all you intended to buy was a tv and now you wonder how will i ever pay off my credit card bill? clinical psychologist jeff gardiere joins us from new york. you're going to help us with that. we appreciate it. >> good to see you as always. >> number one, don't buy what you already have. that seems simple. >> yeah. stay away from the duplications. listen, we don't need another hero and we don't need another flat screen tv. because of the pressure from the retailers, we feel that we just need to go a little bit better, go a little bit bigger. stick with what you have. carol, i love watching you on my 42" plasma tv. i don't need to go to the 52". i'll keep what i have right now. >> you're a strong man, jeff gardere. you say also make a list. >> make a list before you go into the store and stick to the list. you discussed right here on your broadcast
is standing outside a walmart in paramount, california. you were in the middle of the protests today. tell us what happened. >> reporter: this is a very large protest here, joe. there were at the height of this the l.a. county sheriff's department estimating about 1,000 protesters in or around this particular walmart. and this protest, it was loud, it was ruckus, it was the very opposite of what you might expect on a black friday shopping day here at a walmart. and that's the point. the employees who walked off the job joined by many supporters and labor say they want today make the point to management that they want to have a fair discussion about pay, about health care as well about the hours that they work. they chose black friday, a very potent day to make that point. here's what an employee as well as a shopper told us what they think. >> they say do this, do that. none of it works. this is the only way we can get our voice out there is speaking with the media, the public. >> just a matter that they have to, you know, do things right for the employees. >> doing things right for the emplo
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